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[el-speth, -spuh th] /ˈɛl spɛθ, -spəθ/
a female given name, form of Elizabeth. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • It was to Elspeth's cottage that she and her babe had been brought.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Elspeth, the linen is all in to-day and 'tis for you to count it.

    In the Border Country Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • Elspeth hung her head and coloured, glancing about as one caught in a trap.

    In the Border Country Josephine Daskam Bacon
  • At length the animals are rounded up into the byre, and Elspeth proceeds with the milking.

    The Right Stuff Ian Hay
  • I only wanted to see Elspeth because I have a message for her.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • Elspeth shook her head, and muttered something about judgment and trouble.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • She was sitting on the table in the middle of the room with Elspeth beside her.

    A Christmas Posy

    Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth
  • There is no one there to look after them and Elspeth except the nurse and Aunt Pen.

    Heart of Gold

    Ruth Alberta Brown

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